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By Rhod Mackenzie

Beijing is the first to accredit a Taliban diplomat as an ambassador. Some high-level rapprochement has taken place before - two years ago, acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi came to the Afghan capital for a meeting with the head of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Neverthele...

By Pepe Escobar.

It will take ages to unpack the silos of information inbuilt in the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok last week, coupled with the – armored - train-keeps-a-rollin’ conducted by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un straddling every nook and cranny of Primorsky Krai.
The key themes...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The leadership of the European Union is trying to erect a new "Iron Curtain" in Europe, limiting the possibilities of communication between peoples. This is stated in the message of the Russian Foreign Ministry published today, 18 September, on the "clarifications" of the Europea...